|Re: Parking||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Roman Bitner (lilbertconcentric.net)|
|Date: Thu, 28 May 1998 13:05:12 -0500|
Mac Thomson wrote: > What's been the experience of those of yo who have lived in cohousing > for a while now? Is that opportunity for interaction between homes and > parking pretty important? How hard is it for your older members to from > home to parking? Here at Southside Park we have the parking right in the middle of the site, since it's an alley. I have found that the people who are on their way to and from cars are not in a social mode anyway, and that it is not an important point of contact. Incidental social contact is made more frequently at the mailboxes, the laundry, meals, and when supervising children outside or doing work. I wouldn't sweat the antisocaial aspects of car parking near the home. It's much more important to have mailboxes centrally located and to have a laundry. Four hundred feet sounds really far to lug groceries and children in the snow!! I would seriously reconsider. That might not turn you off, but it would definitely affect appraisals and resale value. This is a big deal. Liz Stevenson Sacramento
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